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Pavlos Zafiropoulos

BY Pavlos Zafiropoulos

| Apr 18, 2020

Life

An Easter to Remember

“Can I have the lamb’s teeth?” Haris, a close family friend whose Washington D.C. backyard we were in at the time, looked at me perplexed, and likely somewhat troubled. It was a peculiar request to come from a six year old.

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Lisa Radinovsky

BY Lisa Radinovsky

| Apr 18, 2020

COVID 19

Social Distance on a Greek Island in the COVID-19 Pandemic

This post was originally published on the blog Mom in Greece Today by Lisa Radinovsky and is reproduced here with her kind permission. Radinovsky is a writer based in Crete and founder of the website Greek Liquid Gold, dedicated to the wonders of Greek extra virgin olive oil.

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Gigi Papoulias

BY Gigi Papoulias

| Apr 10, 2020

Athens

Coronavirus Diary: Life in Athens in Times of (Another) Crisis, Day 31

Editor’s note: The following has been taken from the blog The Many Faces of (New) Athens by Gigi Papoulias. Raised in the US in a Greek immigrant family, Gigi now lives in Athens. She first launched her blog in 2012 to chronicle Greece’s financial crisis, and has recently been writing about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on life in the Greek capital. She has been providing regular and clear-eyed…

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Gigi Papoulias

BY Gigi Papoulias

| Apr 02, 2020

Life

Coronavirus Diary: Life in Athens in Times of (Another) Crisis, Day 24

Editor’s note: The following has been taken from the blog The Many Faces of (New) Athens by Gigi Papoulias (the original entry is here). Raised in the US in a Greek immigrant family, Gigi now lives in Athens. She first launched her blog in 2012 to chronicle Greece’s financial crisis, and has recently been writing about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on life in the Greek capital. She has…

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Pavlos Zafiropoulos

BY Pavlos Zafiropoulos

| Mar 21, 2020

Life

Cheese Pies and Other Reasons for Hope in the Time of COVID-19

Of the varied mosaic that is Greek food, there is perhaps no creation more beloved than the humble cheese pie (tyropita).

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BY Mariana Mégevand

| Mar 18, 2020

Athens

Quarantine Stories: My first Sunday in Confinement

These days, sitting on the balcony is as close as I can get to going outside.

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BY Alex King

| Mar 16, 2020

Life

To Stay or Go: An Expat’s Tough Decision in the Face of COVID-19

“Should I stay in Athens or return home?”

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Pavlos Zafiropoulos

BY Pavlos Zafiropoulos

| Jan 30, 2019

Life

Zen and the Art of Driving in Greece

When I was first learning to drive, my father gave me one of the most valuable pieces of advice I have ever received: “Always drive as if the guy ahead is about to do the most insane thing imaginable.”

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